In the manual therapy video below, NAIOMT Faculty Member Terry Pratt, PT, MS, COMT, FAAOMPT demonstrates techniques for stabilizing the lumbar spine segmentally. Let us know if you have questions, and to take your clinical reasoning and manual therapy skills to the next level this fall, join us for an upcoming Lumbopelvic Spine course (levels I and II can be taken in any order).
Terry is a Faculty and Clinical Fellowship Instructor for The North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy and has lab assisted with the Institute since 2002. He’s served as adjunct faculty at several universities, developed teaching manuals for the McConnell Institute faculty, produced technique videos for NAIOMT, formatted and reviewed the textbook ‘Manipulative Thrust Techniques of the Spine’ by Erl Pettman, and the manual for distance mentoring for NAIOMT clinical fellowship instructors and fellows in training. Terry has written a section for a home study course for the Orthopedic Section of the APTA addressing treatment of the injured lumbar spine published in 2015. Learn more.